Woman seriously injured after horse fall

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A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from her horse at a Northumberland village this morning.

A Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) spokeswoman said that she sustained multiple life-threatening injuries.

The incident took place in Whalton, near Morpeth, and the service was called at 11am.

“Following advanced treatment by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team, the woman – who is in her 60s – was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within six minutes,” the spokeswoman added.

“She arrived in a critical condition.”